Voto may collect two types of information from users of our App: “personal information” which is information that can be used to locate you, contact you, or determine your specific identity (such as name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, etc.) and “aggregate information” which is information about your activities on the App or in connection with the services that cannot be used to identify, locate, or contact you (such as frequency of visits to the App, data entered when using the App, App pages most frequently accessed, browser type, etc.).Collecting Your Personal Information
Voto collects personal information that:
Aggregate information is collected as you visit our App or interact with our services even if you do not enter any information. Generally, aggregate information is used in a collective manner, and no single person can be identified by that compiled information. Voto uses aggregate information to provide its services and remuneration, as well as to determine the use of our App and to monitor, audit and analyze information pertaining to our business metrics.Using, Sharing, Selling and Trading of Your Personal Information with Third Parties
We use the information that we gather from or about you to provide the App to you, to improve the features and functionality of the App and services provided by Voto, to communicate with you about any questions or requests you submit to Voto, and to provide relevant marketing and other information to you. In some instances we may be obligated by law to share certain of your information with legal authorities.
Voto on occasion, may share personal information with third party service providers as we deem necessary for the third party to fulfill their duties, such as fulfilling orders, processing credit card payments, or other functions necessary to our business. These third party service providers are not authorized to retain, share, store or use your personal information for any purposes other than to provide the services for which they have been hired to provide. When you submit your personal information, you also agree that we may use your personal information to contact you by email, telephone, cell phone, direct mail, or text message about certain offers made available by us or third parties that we believe you might be interested in based on information you have provided to us. We do not sell, trade or otherwise share your personal information with unrelated third parties for their own marketing purposes, however, we may market certain offers to you on behalf of third parties we determine that you might be interested in. Sharing, Selling and Trading Aggregate Information Collected Online with Third Parties We may use aggregate information to improve the App and services, to monitor traffic and general usage patterns, and for other general business purposes. We may disclose aggregate information to third parties for a variety of business reasons, including to advertisers to inform them of the usage habits or characteristics of the interested audience, and to potential investors so that they may better understand our user base, etc. Aggregate information will not include any personal information and we will not disclose any personal information except as expressly stated elsewhere in this Policy.Other Instances When We Share Your Information
In addition to the foregoing, Voto may elect to share or transfer your personal information to unrelated third parties: (i) to comply with a legal requirement, judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Voto, (ii) to investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; (iii) in connection with the sale, purchase, merger, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution of Voto; (iv) when we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of Voto or other persons, or (v) as otherwise required or permitted by law.
It should be noted that on some portions of the App, users can choose to have their personal information displayed. If users choose to have their personal information displayed on the App, they will be given forewarning that the action they are about to take will make their personal information publicly available on the App.Public Sharing of Your Content
Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as user content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings that you set. To change your privacy settings on the Service, please change your profile setting. Once you have shared user content or made it public, that user content may be re-shared by others. Subject to your profile and privacy settings, any user content that you make public is searchable by other Users and subject to use under our Terms and Conditions. If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users or third parties have copied or saved that information.Cookies or Similar Technologies; Device Identifiers
If you do not provide us any of your personal information, we are limited in the information we may collect from you. For example, we may be able to determine your IP address for the purposes of administering the App and tracking App usage. However, your IP address may vary each time you visit or it may remain the same depending on the type of Internet connection you are using or the location from which you access the App. We aggregate information to help us to compile reports as to trends and other behavior about users of our App; however such information is generally anonymous and not tied directly to you.
We may also use “cookies” or similar technologies such as pixels, and beacons and your personal information to enhance your experience on the App and with the Services and to provide you with personalized offers. A cookie is a small data file placed on your computer’s hard drive that contains information that allows us to track your activity on the App. The cookie itself does not contain any personal information; however, if you provide us any personal information the cookie may act as an identifier to tie your personal information to your IP address or computer. You may choose to delete cookies from your computer’s hard drive at anytime or to disable cookies on your computer. If you delete cookies that relate to the App, we may not be able to identify you upon your return to the App. Additionally, if you disable your computer’s cookies, you may not be able to access certain features of the App or services that require that cookies be enabled. The App’s cookies cannot be used to read data from your hard drive and cannot retrieve information from any other cookies created by other websites. Additionally, our cookies cannot be used as a virus, Trojan horse, worm, or any other malicious tool that could impair your use of your computer. Our cookies are used to help us better understand how you and other users use the App so we can continue to provide a better, more personalized user experience on the App. We also share App usage information about our App with those interested in running targeted promotional campaigns on the App. For this purpose, we and our advertisers track some of the pages that you visit on the App through the use of pixel tags (also called clear gifs).
When you use a mobile device like a tablet or phone to access our Service, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more "device identifiers." Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device's operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by Voto. A device identifier may deliver information to us or to a third party partner about how you browse and use the Service and may help us or others provide reports or personalized content and ads. Some features of the Service may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.Security Pertaining to Your Information
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. We restrict access to personal information to Voto employees, service providers and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. We use secure socket layer (“SSL”) technology to encrypt and protect the security of your personal information, including but not limited to your credit card number, when it is sent over the Internet. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.